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subject : Cuba--Maps--Early works to 1800
Relief shown pictorially.; Scale calculated from distance between latitudes 26° and 27° measured at the center of the map. Latitude scale provided; longitude too inaccurate to estimate.; Shows Florida region, northeastern coastline, Port Royal, Fort Caroline, Cuba, rivers, cities, and other geographical entities.; Has ornamental border, coats of arm at top left and right, two sailing ships, a sea monster, and an ornamental compass rose.; Two decorative cartouche enclose the title statement and "Scala Leucarum".
Typis Ioanis Wecheli (publisher)
Le Moyne de Morgues, Jacques, d. 1588. (creator)
Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598. (contributor)
Area covered includes from the Dry Tortugas and Florida Keys to just above Cumberland Island on the east coast, and to the Bay of St. Joseph on the Gulf coast. A portion of Cuba and the Bahamas are also shown.; Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.; Prime meridian: Paris.; "18"--In upper margin.; "No. 2.H"--In lower margin.; "No. 1.H et 2.H. Ensemble, Prix trois francs"--In lower margin.
Dépôt general de la Marine (publisher)
France. Dépôt des cartes et plans de la marine. (creator)
Sartine, Antoine de, comte d'Alby, 1729-1801. (contributor)
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